IFLODD: Firefighter Memorial

Firefighter Record

Firefighter Details

Name Lawrence Hobson
Agency Robbins Fire Department
Rank Lieutenant
Type of Firefighter Career
Age Range 46 to 50
Sex Male
Date of Birth 11/6/1950
Date of Death 5/16/1997
Cause of Death Stress/Overexertion
Nature of Death Heart attack
Attribute of Death [not applicable]
Type of Duty Firefighting operations , Hose operations

Incident Details

Incident Name N/A
Incident City Robbins
Incident State IL
Incident Date 5/12/1997 13:30
Incident Location Residential , Vacant property
Incident Attribute Fires

Incident Summary

On May 12, 1997, Lieutenant Lawrence Hobson of the Robbins Fire Department suffered a fatal heart attack in the line of duty while fighting a fire at a vacant property. Hobson collapsed while pulling a hoseline, and died four days later.

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